This evening I set to work studying, amongst other things, the anatomy of the axilla. I.e. the armpit. As it turns out, the armpit has function apart from repelling treadmill neighbors at the gym: it houses many important structures, including the axillary artery and brachial plexus–a branch of nerves that give function to the entire arm. 89 more words
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Today’s factismal: Citizen scientists have discovered that Asian cave crickets now outnumber North American cave crickets on the East Coast.
One of the most common questions asked about citizen science is “Does it really matter?” And that’s understandable. 364 more words
The gene regulatory network (GRN) is the central decision‐making module of the cell. We have developed a theory called Buffered Qualitative Stability (BQS) based on the hypothesis that GRNs are organised so that they remain robust in the face of unpredictable environmental and evolutionary changes. 110 more words